Ludwig van Beethoven (17701827)

Ode To Three Ships

Sample score

Based on "I Saw Three Ships" and "Ode to Joy"
Very Beginning Band

for: Youth concert band

Score, Parts

Item no.679469
Author/ComposerLudwig van Beethoven
ArrangerMichael Story
Levelvery easy
Scope132 pages
Duration1:45 minutes
Release year2018
Publisher/ProducerAlfred Music
Producer No.ALF0046605
54.00 €
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
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Imagine a holiday tune created with no key signature and using only the first few notes learned that's suitable to perform after only a few months of instruction.

This arrangement is a mash-up using the popular Christmas carol "I Saw Three Ships" combined with Ludwig van Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" from his 9th Symphony. Merry first "band" Christmas!


  • Score
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Clarinet
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • F Horn
  • Trombone/ Baritone/ Bassoon
  • Baritone T.C.
  • Tuba
  • Mallets
  • Percussion 1
  • Percussion 2
  • Percussion 3